[IRPCoalition] Fwd: Call for applications. New Media Summer School 2016, 6-10 June in Brussels
m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk
Wed Apr 27 01:19:51 EEST 2016
Dear IRPC listmembers
See below for a call to all under 27 years old to take part in a
pre-event at the upcoming EuroDIG. More news too soon about the two
workshops that IRPC is involved in with others; on internet access, and
human rights for minorities (WS 2) and refugees/newcomers (WS10).
If anyone is interested in being involved in some way do let me know in
my role as focal point for these workshops. The EuroDIG Wiki pages for
each one provides initial information.
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Subject: [bestbits] FWD: Call for applications. New Media Summer School
2016, 6-10 June in Brussels
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:02:54 +0200
From: Lorena Jaume-Palasi <lorena at collaboratory.de>
Reply-To: Lorena Jaume-Palasi <lorena at collaboratory.de>
To: bestbits at lists.bestbits.net> Best Bits <bestbits at lists.bestbits.net>
please find below a call for applications to the New Media Summer School
and EuroDIG 2016 in Brussels. Travel and hotel costs funds available for
a limited number of participants.
Feel free to forward this email among your networks!
Call for applications! New Media Summer School 2016, 6-10 June in
The New Media Summer School is the youth pre-event where young people
(18-27 years old) from across the European continent network and prepare
their participation at EuroDIG. The participants will have three days of
talks and discussions, will get to know each other and work on a youth
statement that will be presented at EuroDIG
The programme of the New Media Summer School focuses on the agenda
of EuroDIG <http://www.eurodig.org/eurodig-2016/programme/>.
The deadline for submissions is 8th May 2016, 23:59h CET.
Due to limited capacity not all applications can be accepted. There are
travel and hotel costs funds available for a limited number of applicants.
In order to be considered for participation (and additionally funding),
a candidate must meet the following criteria:
* is between 18-27 years old;
* resides in the European continent
* demonstrates interest in Internet governance related issues
Review and selection
The submitted expressions of interest will be reviewed by the EuroDIG
Secretariat, with two purposes:
* identify the most suitable candidates to participate in the summer
* select the participants that would benefit from funding
If the request for funding meeting the aforementioned criteria exceed
the available funds, the review and selection process will be made on
the basis of the submitted expressions of interest, and taking into
account the need to achieve a diversity of participants, in terms of:
* geography (countries & minorities represented);
* gender balance;
* academia, non-academia;
* organised youth, non-organised youth;
* balance between newcomers (individuals who have not previously
participated in EuroDIG processes) and experienced participants
(individuals who have been previously involved in EuroDIG processes)
* as well as the consideration of people less represented in general
Responsibilities of selected participants
Please note that participants selected will be responsible for
* making their own travel arrangements. Cash reimbursement will be
made onsite, in Brussels, on the basis of an invoice (to be
submitted in advance).
Selected participants will be required
* to help organizing a session in advance by joining the org team of a
session of their choice
* to attend and participate pro-actively in the EuroDIG meeting.
Director Communications & Youth Engagement
European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG)
office at eurodig.org <mailto:office at eurodig.org>
Cel: +49.179.919 578
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